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Mom’s Scalloped Potatoes – The Vegan Version

In Recipes, Sides by Lori Hill1 Comment

Scalloped potatoes were a huge part of my childhood. My mother would make them for Thanksgiving and Christmas and my oldest sister and I would always fight for the leftovers. Mom’s original recipe included milk, butter, and bacon, but when I became a vegetarian, I replaced the bacon with an Italian veggie sausage from Light Life. Sadly, that sausage contains …

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Drunken Eggplant

In Main Dishes, Sides by John Robinette0 Comments

“Sure, we’ll take the eggplant!” I heard myself say as my sister packed to leave after visiting us on vacation. I figured I’d grill them one of the remaining nights of our stay at a rental in the Finger Lakes. But I didn’t, and abhorring wasting food, we added it to cooler for the trip home. It sat for four …

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Mom’s Squash Casserole

In Recipes, Sides by the dirty hippie and the bohemian girl0 Comments

All families have classic favorites. This one belongs to Cindy, the Dirty Hippie’s mom. His folks have a large veggie garden (by large, I mean over an acre!) and the yield of yellow squash each year is pretty significant. This casserole is a staple in many southern families and everyone seems to have their own take on it. Some are …

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Stephen Curry Potato Salad

In Recipes, Sides, Super Bowl by John Robinette2 Comments

I love curries. And I love basketball. And I love potato salad. Hence, our Stephen Curry Potato Salad. I couldn’t come up with a clever recipe name that uses LeBron James. LeBron, I know you won it on the court this year, but as for a plant-based recipe? Maybe next year, LeBron. The inspiration for this was actually a curry …

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Easy Asparagus Spears

In Recipes, Sides, Thanksgiving 2016 by John Robinette0 Comments

Asparagus is one of those vegetables when prepared properly, it pops with flavor. And all you need are simple ingredients you already have in your pantry. This vegan and gluten-free recipe is really easy to whip together as a side dish and can be served hot or at room temperature. 

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Siri’s Spicy Potato Treats

In Appetizers and Snacks, Recipes, Sides by Lori Hill0 Comments

When visiting my niece Siri at her very first apartment, she served us this snack which hit the spot after a long drive in the car. She said she whipped it together with what was in her spice rack. You can use her mixture or use your own favorite spices — Cajun, Adobo, or Old Bay, a popular seasoning here …

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Spicy Cashew Green Beans

In How To's and Why Do's, Sides, Videos by Lori Hill0 Comments

This spicy green bean recipe is anti-everything. It’s full of antioxidants and is anti-aging, too! It’s also vegan and gluten-free. I discovered this recipe thanks to our friend Dr. Damon Jones who wrote the book Eat More Plants.  It is full of great tips for eating a plant-based diet and has lots of great recipes, too. Green beans are in season during …

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Updated Green Bean Casserole

In Recipes, Sides, Thanksgiving 2016 by the dirty hippie and the bohemian girl0 Comments

Most everyone has had Green Bean Casserole. You know, the thing your family always made with the condensed mushroom soup, some milk and canned green beans (or fresh, if you were lucky!). We decided it was time to give this recipe a facelift. Our version is vegan and can easily be gluten-free. It’s also got some fun, new ingredients, like …

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Sweet Potatoes with Orange

In Latest, Let's Eat, Recipes, Sides, The Blog by the dirty hippie and the bohemian girl5 Comments

  This simple vegan/gluten-free recipe comes together effortlessly. A little chopping and zesting, and bake it in the oven! It’s delicious hot or cold, and is at home on a brunch buffet or dinner table. Try different dried fruits or nuts, or add some ginger if you like a bit of spice!    

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Sweet Potato Croquettes

In Appetizers and Snacks, Recipes, Sides, Super Bowl, Thanksgiving 2016 by the dirty hippie and the bohemian girl1 Comment

These little beauties are crunchy on the outside and soft and gooey on the inside. Packed with sweet potatoes and beans, as well as fresh herbs and pop of lime zest, our Sweet Potato Croquettes will be a delicious, fun centerpiece for any fall meal. This recipe is vegan and easily made gluten-free. If you need gluten-free breadcrumbs, we like …